The benefits of a global equity allocation may diminish as markets integrate, but they haven’t just up and vanished. Larry Swedroe takes a multi-faceted look at the value of broad diversification, even in a flatter world.
Planning for a successful retirement is about much more than just an investment strategy to fund your desired lifestyle. Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan’s new book “Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement” takes it a step further and focuses on planning for a meaningful life in retirement.
There is clear evidence the political climate affects investors’ views of the economy and the stock market. Larry Swedroe encourages investors to separate political affiliations from investment decisions.
When faced with stock market volatility, it’s critical to take the long view. Larry Swedroe helps keep things in perspective with a look at why disciplined investors have been rewarded for their patience.
In a review of recent academic research into the currency carry trade, Larry Swedroe explores some of the fundamental and theoretically motivated sources of risk that drive its returns and help explain the premium.
After a look at the historical evidence, Larry Swedroe makes the case that investors haven’t been adequately compensated for taking on the various risks, implementation issues and other planning requirements associated with corporate bonds.
A recent study only reinforces the important link between mutual fund costs and performance. However, as Larry Swedroe explains, its results happen to offer plenty of good news for investors on both sides of the active versus passive debate.